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Rose in Bloom

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Published: 1876
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,315 / 261 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,836 506

for by the time Jamie had been fished out of a hogshead, the steamer hove in sight and everything else was forgotten. As it swung slowly around to enter the dock, a boyish voice shouted, "There she is! I see her and Uncle and Phebe! Hooray for Cousin Rose!" And three small cheers were given with a will by Jamie as he stood on a post waving his arms like a windmill while his brother held onto the tail of his jacket.

Yes, there they were Uncle Alec swinging his hat like a boy, with Phebe smiling and nodding on one side and Rose kissing both hands delightedly on the other as she recognized familiar faces and heard familiar voices welcoming her home.

"Bless her dear heart, she's bonnier than ever! Looks like a Madonna doesn't she? with that blue cloak round her, and her bright hair flying in the wind!" said Charlie excitedly as they watched the group upon the deck with eager eyes.

"Madonnas don't wear hats like that. Rose hasn't changed much, but Phebe has. Why, she's a regular beauty!" answe

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****

beautifully of d best 'moral' books written.sheer poetry.


this book is just very nice.i loved it this Louisa may Alcott book is mind blowing. i recommend it.
before reading this please read its first part 'eight cousins'.



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